Relocation Information

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NCWorks’ focus in Carteret County is business.
They can provide specific industrial and even
occupational LMI to our businesses. For more information contact the NCWorks Career Center at: NCWorks Career Center – Carteret County
309 Commerce Avenue
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 726-7151
For Information on data and demographics concerning the area,
visit the Carteret Economic Development website.

Carteret County Government

302 Courthouse Square
Beaufort NC 28516
(252) 728-8450
County Manager: Tommy Burns
tommy.burns@carteretcountync.gov
www.carteretcountync.gov

Other County Phone Numbers

Animal Control 252-728-8585
Building Inspections 252-728-8545
CCATS Transportation Service 252-240-1043
Civic Center 252-247-3883
Clerk of Court 252-504-4400
Clerk to the Board of Commissioners 252-728-8580
Cooperative Extension 252-222-6352
District Attorney 252-504-4500
Economic Development 252-222-6122
Elections 252-728-8460
Emergency Services 252-222-5841
Environmental Health Division 252-728-8499
Finance 252-728-8410
Fire Marshal 252-222-5841
Health Department 252-728-8550
Human Resources 252-728-8401
Information Systems 252-728-8506
Juvenile Justice & Restitution 252-728-8564
Magistrate 252-504-4543
Mosquito Control 252-504-2107
Parks & Recreation 252-808-3301
Pest Management 252-728-8585
Planning & Inspections 252-728-8497
Probation & Parole (Adult) 252-728-3877
Public Defender 252-504-4545
Public Works 252-728-8595
Rape Crisis 252-504-3668
Register of Deeds 252-728-8474
Senior Services/Aging 252-247-2626
Sheriff’s Department 252-504-4800
Shore Protection 252-222-5835
Social Services 252-728-3181
Solid Waste Services 252-726-4855
Tax Office 252-728-8535
252-728-8494
Veterans Services 252-728-8440
Voter Information 252-728-8460
Water Utilities 252-728-8410
Western Office 252-393-3204

Schools

Carteret County Public School System
107 Safrit Drive, Beaufort NC 28516
(252) 728-4583
Interim Superintendent: Richie Paylor
richard.paylor@carteretk12.org
www.carteretcountyschools.org
Carteret Community College
3505 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 222-6000
Incoming President (June 2020): Dr. Tracy Mancini
mancinit@carteret.edu
www.carteret.edu
Gramercy Christian School
8170 US 70, Newport, NC 28570
(252) 352-5199
Headmaster: Kara Withee
gcsheadmaster@gmail.com
www.gramercychristian.org
St. Egbert Catholic School
1705 Evans St., Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 726-3418
Principal: Kimberlee Felix
kfelix@stegbert.org
www.stegbert.org
Tiller School of Carteret County
1950 US 70 East, Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-1955
Executive Director: Kelly Riley
executivedirector@tillerschool.org
www.tillerschool.org

Municipalities: Phone Numbers

Atlantic Beach 252-726-2121
Beaufort 252-728-2141
Bogue 252-393-3055
Cape Carteret 252-393-8483
Cedar Point 252-393-7898
Emerald Isle 252-354-3424
Indian Beach 252-247-3344
Morehead City 252-726-6848
Newport 252-223-4749
Peletier 252-393-8666
Pine Knoll Shores 252-247-4353

Populations

2017 estimate – numbers provided by Carteret County Economic Development

County 70,216
Atlantic Beach 1,506
Beaufort 4,195
Bogue 737
Cape Carteret 2,058
Cedar Point 1,329
Emerald Isle 3,655
Indian Beach 126
Morehead City 9,303
Newport 4,694
Peletier 740
Pine Knoll Shores 1,339
Unincorporated Areas 40,534

County Property Tax Rates

(per $100 valuation, 2019-20)

Carteret County .310
Atlantic Beach .180
Beaufort .460
Bogue .050
Cape Carteret .2125
Cedar Point .0925
Emerald Isle
     Oceanfront .195
     Non-oceanfront .155
Indian Beach
     Oceanfront .285
     Non-oceanfront .265
Morehead City .380
Newport .357
Peletier .055
Pine Knoll Shores
     Oceanfront .2570
     Non-oceanfront .2130